Radio Free Mormon: 014: Apostolic Coup-D- Etat

Today we delve into the process by which Apostles became the ruling body in the LDS Church.  The different leadership bodies, who had a higher authority and stewardship, what happened at Joseph Smith’s death, who he had appointed as his successor, and how the Quorum of the twelve removed every other possible contender to take […]

Radio Free Mormon: 012: Murder Most Foul

Today Radio Free Mormon releases his newest episode newest episode “Murder Most Foul”.  Today RFM explores the slaying of Laban and all the motives and correlations that the Book of Mormon puts on display giving insight into it as a text and into the mind of Nephi.  After just taking us down the wrong roads, RFM now […]

Radio Free Mormon: 011: Wrong Roads

Today “Radio Free Mormon” continues with its newest episode “Wrong Roads”.  Today RFM explores what it means to walk the logic all the way out on situations when God gives a revelation dictating the wrong answer as the right answer so that you as the receiver of a wrong answer in revelation will eventually learn the […]

Radio Free Mormon: 010: April 2017 Conference Autopsy Report

Today “Radio Free Mormon” continues with its newest episode “April 2017 General Conference Autopsy Report”.  Today Radio Free Mormon continues pursuing the deeper happenings of our recent General Conference pulling out themes and data that can give us a glimpse into the inner sanctum. RESOURCES: http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-freeway-fire-20150707-story.html http://www.scpr.org/news/2015/07/07/52941/glassell-park-fire-burns-mormon-church-collapsing/ http://www.mission.net/japan/sendai/page.php?lang=eng&pg_id=4656 http://preparetoserve.com/japan-sendai-mission/ https://www.lds.org/church/news/japan-earthquake-tsunami-update?lang=eng http://www.mission.net/japan/sendai/page.php?pg_id=5268

April 2017 General Conference Review Pt 2

Today Mormon Discussion Podcast and Radio Free Mormon combine our thoughts into a two part Conference Review of the April 2017 General Conference.  We look back in part one at Saturday’s Sessions and in Part two we hit on the Sunday Sessions along with some themes that run throughout conference.  We hope you enjoy

April 2017 General Conference Review Pt 1

Today Mormon Discussion Podcast and Radio Free Mormon combine our thoughts into a two part Conference Review of the April 2017 General Conference.  We look back in part one at Saturday’s Sessions and in Part two we hit on the Sunday Sessions along with some themes that run throughout conference.  We hope you enjoy

Radio Free Mormon: 009: A Spirited Debate

Today “Radio Free Mormon” continues with its newest episode “A Spirited Debate”.  Today RFM Re-visits some thoughts a listener shared from the last Radio Free Mormon Episode “The Amazing Contradicting Joseph Smith”.  RFM adds new context and new information that makes Joseph’s Contradictions even more amazing… and spirited. RESOURCES: Source for conversation about about the Quote […]

Radio Free Mormon: 008: The Amazing Contradicting Joseph Smith

Today “Radio Free Mormon” continues with its newest episode “The Amazing Contradicting Joseph Smith”  This episode discusses the changing and shifting theology of Joseph Smith and helps us see that while Religions strength is not changing and science’s strength is adaptation to new information that Joseph found a way to blend the two. Resources: http://mit.irr.org/joseph-smiths-changing-doctrine-of-deity coldcasechristianity.com/2014/did-joseph-smiths-doctrine-of-god-change-over-time/ http://www.lds-mormon.com/changod.shtml http://www.mormonthink.com/grantpalmer/grant12.htm […]

Radio Free Mormon: 007: Have LDS Apostles Seen Jesus?

Today “Radio Free Mormon” continues with its newest episode “Have LDS Apsotles Seen Jesus?”  This episode discusses what we can know and not know and what perhaps can be assessed by the statements of LDS Leaders on whether they have seen the actual risen Christ or not. Resources: FairMormon setting the bar Reed Smoot Hearings Elder Oaks […]

Radio Free Mormon: 006: Denying Church History

Today “Radio Free Mormon” continues with its newest episode “Denying Church History”.  This episode uses an interview with Marlin Jensen where he was interviewed by Doug Fabrizio just after the Helen Whitney’s “The Mormon” aired on PBS.  Radio Free Mormon dissects this interview to show as Much as the Church wants to move into transparency that […]

Radio Free Mormon: 005: Make Way For Milk Strippings

Today “Radio Free Mormon” continues with its newest episode “Make Way For Milk Strippings”.  This episode delves into the apostasy and separation of Thomas Marsh from the Church.  The story we have been told is that Marsh stuck up for and defended his wife over her feeling that a verbal agreement with a neighbor over milk […]

Radio Free Mormon: 004: Christmas 2016

Today “Radio Free Mormon” continues with its newest episode “Radio Free Christmas”.  This will be a nice segue between the recent Historical Jesus episodes and the celebration of the birth of our Lord.  In Celebration of Christmas, Radio Free Mormon gives us the rest of the story on the nativity story in Radio Free Mormon fashion. […]

Radio Free Mormon: 003: Hiding Church History

Today “Radio Free Mormon” continues its guest hosted series with its 3rd episode.  This 3rd Episode “Hiding Church History” goes into the evidence that the Church intentionally holds back parts of its narrative when sharing its story with its own members.  The focus in this episode is on the 1832 First Vision Account and it having been […]

Radio Free Mormon: 002: The Reluctant Revelation

Today a Guest host is continuing with Episode #2 from a series called “Radio Free Mormon”.  This Second Episode “The Reluctant Revelation” goes into the November 5th 2015 Policy changes against LDS LGBT members and their children. Handbook Changes Elder Christofferson’s Clarification First Presidency Clarification  Nelson declaring policy a revelation Who Leaked the Policy Disclaimer: […]